Starke County Coroner Kris Rannells has stated that the person found in the Grovertown area has been tentatively identified as 26-year-old Isaiah Lincoln Grounds.
A confirmation of the person’s identity and other details will be released after a complete autopsy is conducted on Thursday.
The body was found in the Grovertown area in Starke County on Monday. Isaiah Grounds had been missing for a few weeks and the Starke County Sheriff’s Department had sent a notice out about his disappearance on Dec. 12. Grounds was reportedly last seen on Monday, Dec. 9 as he was leaving his residence at 2425 N. 1025 E. in Grovertown.
The case remains under investigation with the Starke County Coroner’s office.